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Diagnostics Clinical Liaison Officer

Job Reference: 269-SFT5183

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Salisbury Hospital, Salisbury
£37,570 to £43,772 pa pro

Voted by the Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain, Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, Salisbury also has one of the 31 UNESCO world heritage sites in the UK in the form of Stonehenge and in addition boasts a number of museums and famous landmarks which are well worth a visit. Alternatively, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and proactive individual to take on the role of Diagnostic Clinical Liaison Officer at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust.

The Diagnostics Clinical Liaison Officer will be the key liaison point between the PACS management team and the wider clinical body. In conjunction with the wider Informatics and PACS management team the post holder is expected to ensure that RIS, PACS and other clinical imaging systems meet the highly demanding, wide ranging and ever-changing requirements of Clinicians and the NHS.

The postholder will assist the Chief Information Officer, PACS clinical lead and wider Informatics department in the development of strategic plans in relation to the use of the Radiology IT systems, PACS and other Clinical Imaging systems within the Trust. This will include working with the local PACS and RIS (SWASH) consortium to consider the national strategic direction of clinical imaging systems, the impact this might have locally including the potential risks and opportunities.

The successful candidate will have recent practical experience of working in a radiology or other imaging department where IT systems are extensively used. They will require experience of building strong relationships across staff groups meaning they will have excellent communication skills to ensure effective multi-disciplinary team-working and communicate complex information at an appropriate level to service users. They will have excellent prioritisation skills, change management experience and self-motivation to drive change cross the Trust.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jonathan Burwell, Chief Information Officer (

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.


We offer parking on site at Salisbury District Hospital, a daily charge applies. We encourage our staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible, and our Trust is well connected through the bus services to the city centre and other areas.


Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, martial status and age.


If this job requires you to have DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment, you will be required to replay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed in installments from your salary. Many staff use the DBS update service at a cost of £13 per annum but you need to sign up for this via their website.

Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required.


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